Visit the infamous museum and memorial site of Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, a city whose name is a burning symbol of the unimaginable wartime tragedy, suffering, and deaths that affected millions of innocent souls. Some 1.1 million people of 28 nationalities are estimated to have died there.
• 7 hours
Auschwitz is a germanized name of Polish town Oświęcim, located 75 km away from Krakow. KL Auschwitz-Birkenau is the most recognized place of mass genocide in the world. Started as a concentration camp for Polish deportees, it became the centre of extermination for 1, 5 million people: Jews, Poles, Gypsies and many others. Your English speaking guide (a local expert provided by the state Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau) will explain the historical and political background of founding the camp. Then you will visit the museum created in the original prison blocks, the gas chamber and the first crematorium. After a coffee break, the excursion continues to Birkenau which was the largest German-Nazi death camp. Auschwitz-Birkenau was included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.
• 6 hours
Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum as easy as possible on this 6-7-hour tour from Krakow. We provide a tour with English speaking guide (tickets included) so you can skip the line to get there. Our comfortable minivan will pickup and drop-off directly from your accommodation in Krakow. We organize a small group limited to eight people (in a minivan)
• 6 hours
The first part of your tour takes you to Auschwitz. Here, learn about the horrors of World War II and the German occupation of Poland. During this tour, see the former concentration camp with its barracks, gas chambers and chimneys. See the exhibitions and photos throughout the camp that show what the prisoners had to go through.Take a break before heading to the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Climb down 800 steps to admire the beautiful interiors of the mine. Explore chambers and admire lakes, galleries, a chapel and a ballroom. Take a deep breath and enjoy your time in this unusual place.
• 12 hours
With this skip-the-line ticket visit a site that pays respect to the victims that lost their lives during the tragic events of the Second World War— Auschwitz-Birkenau. This former concentration camp during Nazi-occupied Poland has become a memorial and museum. On this tour, you’ll save time booking transport by having Krakow hotel pickup and drop-off included. Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau are included, and you’ll explore the sites with an English-speaking guide to enhance your experience and provide commentary.
• 7 hours